Kathy’s head shave in memory of her father

PUBLISHED: 16:13 25 April 2016 | UPDATED: 09:02 28 April 2016

Kathy Layzell will be having her head shaved in aid of King's House Day Hospice and Send a Cow charities. Ref mhh 17-16AW 4564. Picture: Alex Walton

Kathy Layzell will be having her head shaved in aid of King's House Day Hospice and Send a Cow charities. Ref mhh 17-16AW 4564. Picture: Alex Walton

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The mum-of-one will have her head shaved at Holly’s Hair Boutique, in Honiton, on Thursday, May 5.

A Dunkeswell woman is set to go under the clippers in support of pair of charities.

Kathy Layzell will have her head shaved at Holly’s Hair Boutique, in Honiton, on Thursday, May 5.

She will be raising money for Hospiscare’s Kings House day hospice and charity Send a Cow.

Kathy, a mum-of-one, said: “My dad, Ken Farmer, died two years ago of cancer. He was a farmer who loved his cows - so much so that he bred the Bywood herd of pedigree Red Ruby Devon cows. That is why I am supporting Send a Cow.

“I am a hospice nurse at St Margaret’s Hospice, in Taunton, and before my dad died, he spent time there, which is why I have chosen to support the day hospice in Honiton.”

Kathy is aiming to raise more than £1,000, which will be split between the two charities.

As well as running an online fundraising page, she will take to the streets of Honiton after her head shave to raise funds for the charities.

“I am actually terrified underneath, because I do not know what it is going to be like.

“I am very excited about the whole thing, but I’ll be more scared when it is happening - it will hit me, what I am doing.”

To support Kathy’s head shave, visit her Just Giving page: www.justgiving.com/teams/KathyLayzell


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